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Noun1.Balanidae - stalkless barnaclesBalanidae - stalkless barnacles      
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Balanus, genus Balanus - type genus of the family Balanidae
References in classic literature ?
The Balanidae or sessile cirripedes, on the other hand, have no ovigerous frena, the eggs lying loose at the bottom of the sack, in the well-enclosed shell; but they have large folded branchiae.